3. Big Wall Rock Climbing
Matt Hicky with his Morning pizza on the big wall
This is a 1000' tall cliff section with some stunning full length climbs like VMC Direct and Labriynth Wall. The only real bigwall aid routes in NH are on this section.
Hike the Moby Grape trail and head left.
Climbing Season For the *Cannon Cliff area.
Weather station 8.7 miles from here
9 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in 3. Big Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 3. Big Wall:
Ghostrider 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
R Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 800'
Featured Route For 3. Big Wall
Benedictus/Masterpiece 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a New Hampshire
: *Cannon Cliff
: 3. Big Wall
This classic linkup allows an all-free ascent of one of the proudest sections of the Big Wall. It has a complex history with some sections first climbed in the 70s and others in the 90s. Jon Sykes's guidebook (Secrets of the Notch, 1st ed., 2001) describes the route and history quite well. Here I paraphrase his descriptions of pitches 5-11, because I have only done the first four, which are far and away the most popular. You'll find that the climbing on the first four is as good as on VMCDD or L...[more] Browse More Classics in New Hampshire
a couple of climbers on the big wall section.. any...
BETA PHOTO: Does anyone know the name of this route??? It go...
From: Keswick Cumbria.UK
Jul 12, 2012
You seem to have missed "One Drop of Water" 5.9 A3. Seven Pitches Starts between the VMC and the Direct Direct and finishes left of the VMC Direct via overhangs.. It is the true directisima of Cannon Cliff FA. Paul Ross Jeff Pheasant (alt leads)July 1976
By Rich Brereton
From: Durham, NH
Aug 12, 2015
Can we get an admin to organize these routes L to R?
One Drop of Water
I guess you could throw Magical Mystery Tour in at the far right of the Big Wall, though technically it starts on Lakeview.